and Expedia launches new Dublin office

Published: Thu Feb 18 2010 and Expedia have announced the opening of their new Ireland office which is located in Dublin. This latest opening will mean that the Irish hotel supply relationships for both brands, and its parent company Expedia Inc - the world's leading online travel company, will now both be run from this new office.

The new move is part of's continued commitment to the Irish market to provide locally based ground support for its Irish partners across the travel and hospitality sector. The Dublin office will be home to the new Irish market management team who will now be based in the Irish capital for the first time.

Senior Market Manager, Orla Lee, will oversee operations throughout the country but will also maintain a specific focus on Dublin, Galway and Belfast. Orla will be supported by Market Manager Veronika Beckers, who will take on responsibility for regional Ireland, and Revenue Specialist, Elizabeth O'Connor.

Seamus MacCormaic, Director of Market Management for UK and Ireland, and Expedia, commented: "Ireland is incredibly important to and Expedia both as a destination and a market. We are pleased to be in a position to open this office, giving locally based support to our hotel partners throughout the country and continuing to build Ireland as a destination for our customers across the globe." currently has more than 70 sites across the world offering an unbeatable choice of more than 110,000 quality hotels, B&Bs and serviced apartments in hundreds of destinations.


As part of the Expedia group which operates in all major markets, offers more than 110,000 quality hotels, B&Bs and serviced apartments worldwide, including New York hotels, hotels in San Francisco, Chicago hotels and hotels in Miami. If a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, will match it. benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry who negotiated the best rates for its customers. In addition, there are 1.3m reviews from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to help customers make an informed choice when booking. won the Gold Award for best hotel booking site in Webuser magazine in February 2009.

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